White Buffalo Meadows Phase 3 Infrastructure Project

Project consists of a completing the infrastructure of Sage Brush and Powers Road which includes HMA, concrete sidewalks, water, sewer, power, communications, lighting, temporary erosion control, etc.


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date6/3/20 10:00 am

Bid Date6/29/20 3:00 pm

Company & Contacts

womer & associates

Mark Morrison   509-534-4884


Nespelem, Washington


The Colville Indian Housing Authority (Owner) invites qualified contractors to submit sealed
bids for Project #WA97B043032 White Buffalo Meadows Phase 3 Infrastructure Project.

Sealed bids submitted in response to this Invitation for Bids will be received until 3:00 p.m. local
time on June 23, 2020, at the office of the Colville Indian Housing Authority, Post Office Box
528, 42 Convalescent Center Boulevard, Nespelem, Washington 99155, at which time and place
all sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Colville Indian Housing Authority (CIHA) is the Tribally Designated Housing Entity
(TDHE) formed by the Colville Confederated Tribes to provide federally subsidized housing and
housing assistance to low-income Indian families, located on the Colville Confederated Tribes
Reservation with headquarters located in Nespelem, Washington. CIHA manages and operates
the housing program in accordance to the Native American Housing and Self Determination Act
of 1996 (NAHASDA), and applicable Tribal law.

Invitation for Bids is unrestricted to allow both qualified non-Indian and Indian-owned economic
enterprises or organizations to submit bids. Award shall be made to the qualified Indian-owned
economic enterprise or organization with the lowest responsive bid, if the bid is within the total
maximum contract price established for the procurement and within the applicable range
specified in Attachment A of the lowest non-Indian bid price.

Documents are available at www.sbprint.com. Digital files may be down loaded; Hardcopies are
available for purchase at Standard Printworks

A complete set of documents will be filed with:
Colville Indian Housing Authority (CIHA), Nespelem, WA, (Digital Media Only)
PRINTSHOP: Standard Printworks

A bid guarantee from each bidder in the form of a certified check or bank draft, payable to the
Colville Indian Housing Authority, U.S. Government bonds, or a satisfactory bid bond executed
by the bidder and acceptable sureties (Treasury listed), in an amount equal to five (5%) percent of
the sealed bid price, is required to be submitted with each sealed bid, as assurance that the bidder
will, upon acceptance of the bid, execute such contractual documents as may be required within
the time specified. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish
satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specification, the bid proposal deposit
shall be forfeited to CIHA. The bid guarantee submitted by non-successful bidders will be

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay a satisfactory performance and payment
bond in accordance with applicable federal regulation and CIHA procurement requirements to
secure the faithful performance of all of the contractor’s obligations under the contract and the
payment of all persons, firms or corporations to whom the contractor may become legally
indebted for labor, materials, tools, equipment, or services, of any nature, employed or used in the
execution of the work provided for in the contract.

A non-mandatory, Pre -Bid Conference will be held by phone with CIHA starting at 10:00 a.m.,
local time, on June 3, 2020. All bidders are encouraged to attend this Pre-Bid Conference by
phone to review and discuss the existing buildings and site conditions. Dial-in number:
515.604.9032, Access Code: 792806

This project is subject to the Indian Preference provisions of Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-
Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450e (b)). Indian Preference is
applicable to all subcontractors. In addition, the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and
Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) shall apply for job training, employment and
contracting opportunities for low-income individuals. All labor furnished for the work provided
in the contract shall be at or above the current prevailing Davis Bacon wage rates as included in
the contract documents. Additional information and requirements for the sealed bid and contract
are outlined in the General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, Native American
Housing Programs and Supplementary Instructions to Bidders.


Contract award will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, except that the
Owner reserves the right to reject any and all sealed bids, whether within the maximum total
contract price or not, and to waive any informality in the sealed bids received whenever such
rejection or waiver is in the interest of the Owner.

The Owner is prohibited from making any awards to contractors, or accepting as subcontractors,
any individuals or firms that are on lists of contractors ineligible to receive awards from the
United States, as furnished from time to time by HUD, such as the System for Award
Management, www.sam.gov

The Owner also reserves the right to reject the sealed bid of any bidder who has previously failed
to perform properly, or to complete on time, contracts of a similar nature; who is not in a position
to perform the contract, or who has habitually and without just cause neglected the payment of
bills or otherwise disregarded his obligations to subcontractors, material suppliers or employees.

The Owner also reserves the right to cancel this procurement based on the determination, at the
Owner’s sole discretion, that continuing is not in the best interest of the Owner. Finally,
proceeding on this project is contingent upon the Owner securing the necessary funds to move
forward. Therefore, the Owner reserves the right to cancel any contract executed pursuant to this
procurement prior to issuing the Notice to Proceed, at no cost to the Owner, if the Owner
determines, at the Owner’s sole discretion, that the necessary funding for the Project has not been

No sealed bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days, subsequent to the opening of the
sealed bids, without the consent of the Owner.

BY: Douglas R. Marconi, Sr., Executive Director, CIHA